STRENGTHS: Boosting the Singaporean core

Strengths wanted for the Singapore worker: Soft skills, creativity, risk-taking

A good command of the English language and the ability to adapt culturally have also been Singaporean worker strengths. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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The Singaporean worker. Highly educated, cosmopolitan, bilingual and hard-working.

At the moment they retain this competitive advantage in the global economy, say recruiters, employers and members of business chambers. But with the global economy reaching a turning point, this advantage could also be quickly eroded.

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